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Currently, we have audit features for auditing databases, for example, granular auditing, which we really enjoy. We've been using it to check what users do.The integration with CounterBreach is great.As we are very sensitive to financial impacts, this product provides great protection for our organization.The most valuable feature is the Data Masking.Flexible reporting allows for customization that keeps the admins from having to interact with system automation.A solution which does what other name brand products do for a lower cost.This solution has helped secure our Internet-based services, protecting us against DoS and other types of web-based attacks.The most valuable feature of this solution is the database security policy.

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It has provided us with a unique opportunity to automate risk discovery.Our clients can see all of their past actions or the wrong activity done on the network. We can load the diagnostics for the business.A powerful, flexible solution for database traffic monitoring.The solution is very stable and reliable.This solution acts as a complete data warehouse for our audit data.Our client was scheduled to take a year and a half to set up compliance, but by deploying this product they were able to do the compliance reports within three months.

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Cons
The solution is expensive.Database security from the access management perspective could be better.I would like to see improvement in the integration part of the tool. This should be an easy process.The firewall features are not very strong and should be improved.Performance can be slow under heavy loads, but this should be adjusted by scaling.The interface is not user-friendly.The GUI for this solution could use some improvement.Technical support for this solution needs improvement.

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We would like to see the ability to administer and manage the solution through Enterprise Manager 13c, and development of the dashboards that are generally missing.Some of our customers were asking about latency when the application wants to get to the database.The product monitors only the database and not the operating systems.One feature that is missing is the ability to have a secret server that is always encrypted.Customized reporting is something that we are struggling with, and it is quite tough for us.This solution doesn't audit the network.

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Pricing and Cost Advice
We have all the licenses, which we pay for annually. The price is a little high, but the product is good.The pricing over-all depends on the entry level. For example, if support and maintenance are about $20,000 - $25,000, the initial cost can be five times more. It is less expensive for the company to maintain the client than to make the deployment.Pricing is low and scalable to add features and volume.There is an annual licensing fee for upgrading the device.Licensing fees are on a yearly basis, and it is a good value for the money.The cost of support for this solution is very expensive.

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For the bank, the license was $48,000 last time. That was the licensing for the bank on just one license.Oracle can be an expensive solution depending on the options and user needs.This solution is definitely not expensive, and it is a small fraction of the overall database licensing costs.The licensing cost is about $360,000, annually.

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Top Answer: Performance parameters if of Imperva X10K and BIG-IP i2600 may be checked in the following links: https://www.imperva.com/resources/datasheets/Imperva-DS-SECURESPHERE-APPLIANCE-Web092118-1.pdf… more »
Top Answer: Similar to Oracle Database, licensing is per core.  Since Audit Vault is installed on a separate server, licensing is based on the database core count being audited and its perpetual. 
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Overview

Imperva SecureSphere Database Security:

  • Audits all access to sensitive data.
  • Alerts or blocks database attacks and unauthorized activities, in real time.
  • Detects and virtually patches database vulnerabilities.
  • Identifies excessive user rights and dormant users, and enables a complete rights review cycle.
  • Accelerates incident response and forensics investigations with advanced analytics.
Oracle Audit Vault monitors Oracle and non-Oracle database traffic to detect and block threats, as well as improves compliance reporting by consolidating audit data from databases, operating systems, directories, and other sources.
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Sample Customers
BlueCross BlueShield, eHarmony, EMF Broadcasting, GE Healthcare, Metro Bank, The Motley Fool, SiemensAbu Dhabi Department of Finance, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Ministry of Health, Educational Testing Service, Ryohin Keikaku Co. Ltd., SPC Brasil, REDISA, Qatar Olympic Committee, Seneca College, Hunan Social Insurance Management and Service Bureau,
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Financial Services Firm53%
Energy/Utilities Company13%
Comms Service Provider7%
Government7%
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Computer Software Company39%
Comms Service Provider14%
Financial Services Firm8%
Media Company6%
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Financial Services Firm38%
Comms Service Provider13%
Healthcare Company13%
Insurance Company13%
VISITORS READING REVIEWS
Computer Software Company53%
Comms Service Provider15%
Financial Services Firm7%
Government6%
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Small Business19%
Midsize Enterprise19%
Large Enterprise61%
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Small Business37%
Midsize Enterprise10%
Large Enterprise53%
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Small Business30%
Midsize Enterprise35%
Large Enterprise35%
Find out what your peers are saying about Imperva SecureSphere Database Security vs. Oracle Audit Vault and other solutions. Updated: September 2020.
437,208 professionals have used our research since 2012.
Imperva SecureSphere Database Security is ranked 1st in Database Security with 11 reviews while Oracle Audit Vault is ranked 3rd in Database Security with 7 reviews. Imperva SecureSphere Database Security is rated 7.8, while Oracle Audit Vault is rated 8.8. The top reviewer of Imperva SecureSphere Database Security writes "Assesses the vulnerability of the database while it is running". On the other hand, the top reviewer of Oracle Audit Vault writes "A powerful, full-featured network data security solution". Imperva SecureSphere Database Security is most compared with IBM Guardium Data Protection, DataSunrise Database Security, Imperva Incapsula, Trustwave DbProtect and Informatica Persistent Data Masking, whereas Oracle Audit Vault is most compared with IBM Guardium Data Protection, Trustwave DbProtect, DataSunrise Database Security, Informatica Persistent Data Masking and IDERA SQL Compliance Manager. See our Imperva SecureSphere Database Security vs. Oracle Audit Vault report.

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